Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Engineer was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

First Line Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 106 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Engineer 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.062% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.066% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £120 £125 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £96 £123 £111
90th Percentile £144 £128 £114
East of England median daily rate £102 £120 £111
% change year-on-year -15.00% +7.87% +20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £13.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,475 1,507 1,378
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.00% 93.20% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 774 787
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £190 £200 £210
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 128 86
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.03% +20.69% -15.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £43.75 £53.13
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £20.39 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.77% +1.93% -6.98%

1st Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured 1st Line Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Engineer in Hertfordshire

1st Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Engineer in Hertfordshire

1st Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Engineer in Hertfordshire

1st Line Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £150 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £90 -
1st Line Engineer
East of England

1st Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 1st Line Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring 1st Line Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) LIMS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PACS
3 1 (33.33%) e-Health
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) HL7
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) G Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics

1st Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Electronic Patient Records
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
1 1 (33.33%) LIMS
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft